The Story map shows the routes by which mercury is exported to Bolivia and then sent as contraband to wildcat mining operations in Brazilian Amazonia where the liquid metal is used illegally in gold mining.
Brazil was responsible for 70% of the CO2e emissions from deforestation in Pan-Amazonia over the last 35 years.
Story map shows the deforestation in the Legal Amazon during the Bolsonaro government (2019-2022)
IPAM ‘s unprecedented analysis shows how the rising destruction of the Amazon at the border with Acre and Rondonia states, where the government promotes a “zone of sustainable development” that has become the epicenter of destruction environmental.
An exclusive investigation carried out by InfoAmazonia and Earthrise Media reveals that the sediment staining generated by gold mining in the Tapajós River basin in Brazil already extends for hundreds of kilometers. The activity has skyrocketed by 70% in the last five years.